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    Malaysia halts people-smuggling ship bound for Australia, NZ

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:35am on May 07, 2018

    Malaysia has arrested more than a dozen members of an alleged people trafficking syndicate after intercepting a ship carrying 127 Sri Lankan migrants believed to...

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    North Korea goes back to the future-by 30 minutes

    Agnce France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:28am on May 06, 2018

    North Korea went forward in time by 30 minutes on Saturday, state media said, to match its clocks with those of the South following last...

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    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker arrested over phone grab

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:45pm on May 05, 2018

    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker Ted Hui was arrested Saturday for common assault and access to a computer with dishonest intent over...

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    Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniv today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:54am on May 05, 2018

    Today is the 200th anniversary of birth of Karl Heinrich Marx, a German philosopher who developed the socio-political theory of communism...

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    Marxism still correct for China, says Xi

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:06am on May 05, 2018

    The decision of China’s ruling Communist Party to stick with the political theories of Karl Marx remains ‘totally correct’, President Xi Jinping said ahead of...

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    UNSC meet Suu Kyi over Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Naypyidaw | Updated at 06:00pm on May 01, 2018

    Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi received a UN Security Council delegation Monday in the highest-level diplomatic visit since the start of the Rohingya crisis, which...

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    Blasts in Afghan capital kill 26, including 10 journalists

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 04:38pm on May 01, 2018

    Ten journalists including Agence France-Presse’s chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, were among dozens killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan Monday, in the deadliest day...

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    South Korea to remove propaganda loudspeakers at shared border

    Reuters | Updated at 10:48am on April 30, 2018

    South Korea says it will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea. The announcement came three days after the leaders of the two...

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    Malaysia braces for 'filthy' poll

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:03am on April 29, 2018

    ‘Phantom’ voters, electoral roll tampering, mysterious power blackouts during recounts — Malaysian activists are gearing up to battle widespread cheating at what they fear will...

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    N Korea offers to shut nuclear test site in May

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:10pm on April 29, 2018

    North Korea promised to close its atomic test site next month and invite US weapons experts to the country, Seoul said Sunday, as Donald Trump...

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